Modern Prometheus or Last Renaissance Magus

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Why did early scientists think they could turn metal into gold? Professor Donald Fleming will be at Reed Memorial Library on Monday, October 15 at 7:00 p.m. to answer this question and share other connections between Frankenstein, early modern alchemy and occult philosophy. Professor Fleming is a member of the History Department at Hiram College. The Frankenstein community reading program has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Extending Humanities Scholarship and Learning Throughout Our Community. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Registration is required for this event.

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Monday, October 15, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm